The Forever Purge

critic Reviews

, 49% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • The Forever Purge fails to fully engage with its most frighteningly timely themes, but the franchise remains largely -- albeit bluntly -- effective.
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    Mark KermodeKermode & Mayo's Film Review
    Wry and satirical...a blunt tool that works rather well.
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    Simran HansObserver (UK)
    It's a timely argument against self-regulation instead of safeguards, and an admonishment of a government that views human collateral damage as an inevitability.
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    Ed PowerDaily Telegraph (UK)
    A visceral rip-roarer, it plays out like Max Mad crossed with The Walking Dead - but amid the spurting jugulars and the gunsmoke, director Everardo Valerio Gout chucks in barrel-loads of idealism.
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    Ian FreerEmpire Magazine
    The fifth Purge outing goes for broke and comes out wanting, working neither as political commentary nor horror-action-thriller. In this case, bigger is definitely not better.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    "The Purge" movies still want you to believe they stand for something, but they're just cheap window dressing on conventional genre tales, this one a race to the border. Anyone else feeling Purged out?
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    James BerardinelliReelViews
    The Forever Purge is adept at providing the violence and gore fans expect from an exploitation flick. And, despite its pretense of offering political commentary, that's really all this movie is.
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    Prahlad SrihariFirstpost
    The Forever Purge leverages the deep-seated unease in a politically divided America to peddle exploitative power fantasies.
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    Erick EstradaCinegarage
    A dark, violent film with its own personality within the saga. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Scott PhillipsThe Screen Scene
    In a world of countless entertainment options, feel free to skip this one.
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    Carson TimarClapper
    There are genuine, talented individuals working on the film and their skill does show, but the film's insistence on cheap and lackluster politics is not just problematic but also out of place.
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